Area & Activities

Have a great Adventure Everyday!

Things to do and see
~ Hike in breathtaking landscapes such as Painted Hills, Smith Rock, Blue Basin, Sutton Mountain, Sheep Rock…
~ Explore all units of the John Day Fossil Beds National Monument
~ Swim, raft, float, fish in the wild and untamed John Day River
~ Adore Mother Nature at her best with wildlife and bird watching all around you
~ Stargaze in a clear and vast night sky unpolluted by city light and smog
~ Discover amazing Scenic Byways and Scenic Loops such as “the Journey through Time”
~ Bike and motorcycle our Scenic Bikeways like the loopy “Painted Hills Bike Way”
~ Dig for ancient Fossils
~ Photograph, paint, and adore some of Oregon’s most awe-inspiring landscapes
~ Visit the Thomas Condon Museum of Paleontology for a glimpse of ancient history
~ Get a taste of the old west in our pioneer town and enjoy a home cooked meal.
~ Relax in the sanctuary of the serene and lush gardens around our cottages.